February 6th – one hundred years on from the 1918 Representation of the People Act, which granted some women the right to vote.
‘The Suffragette’, 1912 (colour litho), English School, (20th century) / Museum of London, UK / Bridgeman Images. A poster promoting the newspaper of the Women’s Social and Political Union; Joan of Arc was seen as the patron saint of the suffragettes.
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A search for ‘International Women’s Day” in Bridgeman Education resulted in this evocative image from 1948.
International Women’s Day: Demonstration of Women in Paris March 7, 1948 (b/w photo) / Photo © AGIP / Bridgeman Images
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If your interest in Georgia O’Keeffe as been piqued by the current exhibition at Tate Modern (running until 30 October), do check the shelves in Llandaff Library . . . . we have wonderful books about her life and work. Most reside on the shelves at 759.13 OKE, though if you explore the catalogue MetSearch you will find more shelf locations – in addition there are links to online resources such as journal articles.
INC2968208: Georgia O’Keeffe, 1918 (palladium print), Stieglitz, Alfred (1864-1946) The Art Institute of Chicago, IL, USA Bridgeman Images
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Illumination: The Paintings of Georgia O’Keeffe, Agnes Pelton, Agnes Martin and Florence Miller Pierce
Georgia O’Keeffe and New Mexico: A Sense of Place
Georgia O’Keeffe by Barbara Buhler Lynes
A search for election posters on Bridgeman Education resulted in this striking range of Soviet publicity, encouraging citizens to use their vote!
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‘Use your school library’, 1939 (colour lithograph) American School
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